James Mc Creath, Ph.D., LCSW
President & CEO
Jim joined CPNJ in February 2011, bringing with him more than 30 years of experience as an executive in the healthcare industry. His past experience includes serving as President/CEO of Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health, a private psychiatric hospital/CMHC in Westport, Connecticut for four years and as Vice President for Behavioral Health at Jersey City Medical Center for 11 years. Jim oversees all aspects of the agency’s operations.
Senior V.P. for Operations
Terrie joined CPNJ in September 2010, bringing more than 20 years of experience as an executive in the insurance industry. Prior to joining CPNJ, she held management positions at Chubb & Son, Inc., Fireman’s Fund, AIG, and most recently was V.P. of Human Resources at Global Aerospace, Inc. responsible for worldwide policy and strategy development. In the role of Senior V.P. for Operations at CPNJ, she will oversee the operational aspects of CPNJ’s residential, day and education programs.
Chief Financial Officer
Biren is a licensed CPA with 24 years of experience, including 21 years with nonprofit organizations. He has been with CPNJ for 12 years and is responsible for oversight and administration of the agency’s $27 million budget.
V.P. for Development & Communications
David has worked in nonprofit development for more than 20 years, including the last 10 with CPNJ. He oversees the agency’s fundraising activities, as well as press releases, website and social network outreach, publications and CPNJ’s volunteer program.
Director of Adult Services
Jim brings more than 30 years of experience in the field of developmental disabilities. He worked for 20 years with the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities, where he worked his way up to Assistant Division Director. Jim is charged with the supervision of three adult day programs that serve more than 180 consumers.
Gregory A. Muller
Director of Information Technology
Gregory has worked in IT for over 20 years, including the last four with CPNJ. He is responsible for the agency’s IT planning, design, development, purchasing and implementation for all aspects of the corporate network. In addition, he oversees Educational Technology in CPNJ’s Horizon Schools.
Tracy Lee, CCC-SLP/ATP
Coordinator of ATLAS – Assistive Technology for Living and Advancing Skills
Tracy spearheaded the development of the Agency’s augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and assistive technology (AT) program when she joined CPNJ in 2004. With Tracy’s guidance, The ATLAS team provides AAC/AT assessment, consultation, intervention and training services for toddlers, children and adults with complex communication, learning and motor abilities on an in-house and community basis. Tracy is also the current President of the New Jersey Coalition for the Advancement of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology.
Director of the Early Intervention Program
Donna is one of the true pioneers in early intervention, having guided CPNJ’s program for more than 20 of its 30 years. She coordinates the more than 100 therapists and other staff members needed to serve more than 600 families each year in Bergen and Essex Counties.
Principal, Horizon School
Peggy has worked in special education for over 40 years, including the last eight years with Horizon School. She supervises a staff of more than 60 teachers, therapists and aides to deliver services to our students.
Principal, Horizon High School
Chris has more than 18 years of experience working in private nonprofit schools for students with disabilities, including five years as vice principal in a private school program for students with behavioral disabilities. He supervises a staff of more than 80 teachers, therapists and aides serving our students.
Director of Community Services
Lori has worked in the nonprofit arena for more than 10 years, including the last seven years with CPNJ. She is charged with developing all of the agency’s fee-for-service programs. These programs are designed to fill in the gaps in service not addressed by our other programs. Her programs serve more than 350 children and adults.
Director of Residential Services
Scott arrived at CPNJ in 2011 with 13 years of supervisory experience in residences for adults with developmental disabilities. He oversees the agency’s six community residences (and the development of additional homes) as well as Essex Properties, a 24-unit apartment complex.
VP for Human Resources
Jeannine has over 15 years of diversified experience in human resources management, with specialty in operations and strategy. She is responsible for and oversees all HR services to support CPNJ’s programs and an employee population of over 500.
Aimee joined CPNJ in May 2012. She has more than 12 years of nursing experience, including working with children and adults with disabilities. She oversees the delivery of healthcare services throughout the agency.
George J. Doumar
Director of Facilities
George is a marine engineer with more than 25 years of mechanical/engineering experience, including operational and project management, throughout several industries. George oversees all aspects of maintaining the agency’s numerous sites as well as the construction of all new facilities.
Dinorah D’Auria, Psy.D.
V.P. of Clinical Services
Dinorah joined CPNJ in July of 2012. She brings 20 years of diverse experience in the integrative treatment of individuals with developmental disabilities. Prior to joining CPNJ she has held positions in direct clinical services and administration in behavioral health. Dinorah is a licensed psychologist in NY and NJ and oversees clinical services throughout the agency.